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Chase's Calendar of Events 2018

The Ultimate Go-to Guide for Special Days, Weeks and Months, 61st Edition

Editors of Chase's

Paperback
Find out what's going on any day of the year, anywhere across the globe!

The world’s datebook,
Chase's is the definitive day-by-day resource of what America and the world are celebrating and commemorating. Founded in 1957, Chase's observes its 60th anniversary with the 2018 edition!

From celebrity birthdays to historical anniversaries, from astronomical phenomena to national awareness days, from award ceremonies and sporting events to religious festivals and carnivals,
Chase's is the must-have reference used by experts and professionals--a one-stop shop with 12,500 entries for everything that is happening now or is worth remembering from the past.

Completely updated for 2018,
Chase's also features extensive appendices as well as a companion website that puts the power of Chase's at the user's fingertips.

2018 is packed with special events and observances, including

  • The XXIII Olympic Winter Games in South Korea and the FIFA World Cup
  • The 100th anniversary of the World War I armistice
  • The 50th anniversaries of the Civil Rights Act and Martin Luther King's assassination
  • The 25th anniversary of the European Union
  • The 200th birthdays of Frederick Douglass, Emily Bronte and Karl Marx
  • The 100th birth anniversary of Nelson Mandela with related events
  • New holidays such as International Kids' Yoga Day, World Pangolin Day and National Unicycle Day
  • Birthdays of new world leaders, office holders and breakout stars like Riz Ahmed and Chrissy Metz
  • and much more!

All from the reference book that NPR's Planet Monday calls the "Oxford English Dictionary of holidays."
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Bernan Press
Pages: 752Size: 8 1/2 x 11
978-1-59888-925-3 • Paperback • September 2017 • $85.00 • (£54.95)
978-1-59888-926-0 • eBook • September 2017 • $80.00 • (£52.95) (coming soon)
Chase's Calendar of Events is produced by an in-house team of editors and researchers based in Chicago, IL. Chase's was first published on December 4, 1957, by brothers William and Harrison Chase.
Contents

Introduction
Spotlight on 2018 Anniversaries and Events
Spotlight on the Past: 1868, 1918, 1943, 1968, 1993
Spotlight on World and American Anniversaries
Spotlight on People
Spotlight on 2018 Events

Calendar of Events: Jan 1-Dec 31, 2018
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

Calendar Information for the Years 2018-2020
Perpetual Calendar
National Days of the World for 2018
Selected Special Years: 2000-2018
Chinese Calendar
Wedding Anniversary Gifts
World Map of Time Zones
Universal, Standard and Daylight Times
Leap Seconds
Astronomical Phenomena for the Years 2018-2020
The Naming of Hurricanes
Some Facts about the US Presidents
Some Facts about the United States
State Governors/US Senators/US Supreme Court
Some Facts about Canada
Some Facts about Mexico
2018 Special Months
Presidential Proclamations
Looking Forward
Major Awards Presented in 2016-2017
Index
Accessing the Companion Website
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